retheorize

verb
re·​the·​o·​rize | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈthē-ə-ˌrīz How to pronounce retheorize (audio) , -ˈthir-ˌīz \
retheorized; retheorizing

Definition of retheorize

transitive verb

: to form a new or different theory about (something) retheorizing gender identity in the 21st century In the third stage, critics of black literature began to retheorize social—and textual—boundaries.— Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Other Words from retheorize

retheorization \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌthē-​ə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce retheorization (audio) , -​ˌthir-​ə-​ \ noun, plural retheorizations
… critical legal geography has direct implications for the retheorization of human geography … — David Delaney

First Known Use of retheorize

1967, in the meaning defined above

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“Retheorize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retheorize. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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